New International Version
Whoever robs their father and drives out their mother is a child who brings shame and disgrace.
King James Bible
He that wasteth his father, and chaseth away his mother, is a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach.
Darby Bible Translation
He that ruineth [his] father and chaseth away [his] mother is a son that causeth shame and bringeth reproach.
World English Bible
He who robs his father and drives away his mother, is a son who causes shame and brings reproach.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is spoiling a father causeth a mother to flee, A son causing shame, and bringing confusion.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that wasteth his father - Destroys his substance by riotous or extravagant living, so as to embitter his latter end by poverty and affliction; and adds to this wickedness the expulsion of his aged widowed mother from the paternal house; is a son of shame - a most shameful man; and a son of reproach - one whose conduct cannot be sufficiently execrated. Who tormentith the fader, and fleeth the modir, schenful schal ben, and unblisful - Old MS. Bible. The common reading of the Vulgate is, et fugat matrem, and expels his mother; but the Old Bible was taken from a copy that had fugit matrem, shuns his mother, flees away from her, leaves her to affliction and penury. It is prostitution of the term to call such, man.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
The Knowledge of God
Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.
Whoever robs their father or mother and says, "It's not wrong," is partner to one who destroys.
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